Car rental at Santiago de Chile International Airport
Are you planning to rent a car in Santiago de Chile? Driveboo offers you to compare car rental offers online comfortably at home. Santiago de Chile is the capital of Chile and is located between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. Tourists arriving at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport will find a good selection of international and local car rental companies right at the airport. The capital Santiago and the varied landscapes of Chile can thus be travelled easily and comfortable.
Driveboo compares between different car rental companies. When comparing, pay attention to the relevant contract conditions regarding insurance and number of possible drivers. Choose between one of the following agencies and reserve your rental car in advance:
There are several petrol stations located in the closer surrounding of the airport. For example, on the Vespucio motorway towards the city centre.Here you will find petrol stations like the famous national brands Copec and Terpel. Usually, Chilean gas stations are served by a gas station attendants, self-service is rather rare. Generally speaking, it is cheaper to fill up around the capital than in the north and south of the country. It is definitely worth filling up your rental car at Santiago airport or in the city as the network of petrol stations is not very dense outside the larger cities.
By driving your own rental car, you are not just quickly in the city centre of Santiago from the airport, but also in several other places. We recommend you visiting the neighbouring mountain regions or the Pacific coast with its famous coastal towns like Valparaiso and Vina del Mar. You shouldn't miss some days at the sea. On your way to get there, several wine areas invite you to taste Chilean wine. Furthermore you can learn about its production by first hand. Do you prefer visiting the mountains? In Santiago's surrounding this is no problem. In just two hours you can reach the nearby Andes regions. The possibilities for hiking, trekking and numerous outdoor activities such as rafting, horseback riding or climbing are unlimited.
Here you can see some interesting things to do, not far from Santiago de Chile.
|Concepcion||510 km||5 h 25 min|
|Valparaiso||116 km||1 h 45 min|
|Vina del Mar||122 km||1 h 50 min|
|Casablanca Weingebiet||78 km||1 h 20 min|
As you take care of speed limits and other rules/regulations back home, you should do the same while driving in Chile. Here are some general information for your next roadtrip in this beautiful country.
In towns and cities 60 km/h, in some areas only 50 km/h.
On country roads, unless otherwise signposted, 100 km/h
On motorways 120 km/h
Yes! To use the Chilean highways you have to pay a toll. The toll is depending on the region and route. Usually it is paid at installed toll stations. In Santiago, on the other hand, the TAG system is used; rental cars are usually equipped with the corresponding TAG.
If you rent a car in Chile and discover the country, you will benefit from a good road network and - apart from the center of the capital - a rather relaxed traffic situation. However, drivers should be careful in all regions, as it is not uncommon for cyclists, pedestrians or animals to cross the road even on highways and motorways.